- Legal professional with extensive international experience in building businesses and managing global commercial, legal, regulatory and compliance risks. - General Counsel with substantial merger and acquisition experience. - Seasoned public policy analyst with extensive regulatory and government relations experience. - Leading strategic advisor to businesses regarding the development of profitable products while navigating complex regulatory regimes. - Extensive start-up experience including the development of internationally-regulated futures and derivatives exchanges trading novel products, a management consulting group and new practice groups within a major multi-national law practice. - Significant experience assisting US and UK companies manage risks while entering new markets. - Financial services regulatory expert with deep understanding of US, UK and European Union regulations. - Substantial blockchain and digital currency regulatory and transactional expertise. - Led Dodd-Frank Act implementation for an international exchange.